Ahead of ethics vote, Mpls. City Council Member Alondra Cano warns of evidence against colleagues
What began as tweets and an ethics complaint against a Minneapolis City Council member has devolved into a behind-the-scenes political battle between Alondra Cano and some of her colleagues.
Cano, who has been the subject of an ethics complaint over her use of city e-mail for political purposes, sent a pointed letter Sept. 10 to Council President Barbara Johnson and two other members. In it, she threatens to release evidence about other council members’ political internet use if the council holds a public vote affirming the ethics complaint against her.
The complaint stems from Cano’s decision in December to tweet screenshots of e-mails and contact information of people who contacted her office angry about her involvement in a Black Lives Matter protest.